College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is the University at Albany's largest academic unit and the core of its intellectual activity. It provides the general education foundation of the undergraduate curriculum and is the intellectual base for study in a wide variety of disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
With the breadth and reach of its programs, the College of Arts & Sciences plays a major role in shaping the overall quality of the learning environment at the University at Albany. The College's programs promote critical thinking and reasoning, aesthetic sensibility, and intellectual development, while providing career preparation to help students meet the challenges of the future and achieve their goals.